File:RVC Mascot (Arvee the Golden Eagle).jpg|thumb|Arvee the Golden Eagle
'''Rock Valley College''' (RVC) is a two-year college located in Rockford, Illinois
. The school is one of 48 open-admission colleges of the Illinois Community College System
(ICCS), organized under the Illinois Public Community College Act.
RVC’s district comprises Winnebago County, Illinois|Winnebago County
, Boone County, Illinois|Boone County
, and parts of Stephenson County, Illinois|Stephenson County
, Ogle County, Illinois|Ogle County
, McHenry County, Illinois|McHenry County
, and DeKalb County, Illinois|DeKalb County
Since opening for classes in 1965, RVC has grown to an institution of 140 faculty members, 500 part-time lecturers and more than 10,000 students.